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New York Times, Friday, June 13, 1975

Author:
Lita M. Elvers
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,435
Across
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Get well : HEAL
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Wedding locale : ALTAR
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Ruler : TSAR
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Aware of : ONTO
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Paris sight : SEINE
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Formerly : ONCE
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Body of an organism : SOMA
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"A votre ___" : SANTE
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Phooey! : NUTS
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Start of an appreciative cheer : TWOFOURSIXEIGHT
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Stray : ERR
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Verb ending : ING
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Sprinkle : SPARGE
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Attic or closet, e.g. : CATCHALL
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Peggy of TV : CASS
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Short trips : SPINS
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Corner : TREE
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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U. N. agency : ILO
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"___ Yankee Doodle . . . " : IMA
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Tale teller : LIAR
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Palette filler : PAINT
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Bears, in Spain : OSOS
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Start of a scale : DOREMIFA
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Feel contrition : REPENT
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Swindle : CON
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Rubber tree : ULE
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Decision-making words : EENYMEENYMINYMO
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Templeton : ALEC
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Impede : TIEUP
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Kind of stool : TOAD
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Teheran coin : RIAL
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Doddering : ANILE
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Kind of shoppe : OLDE
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Glut : SATE
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Snare again : RENET
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___ out (makes do) : EKES
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Dinner giver : HOST
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" . . . paradise ___" : ENOW
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Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
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Casual shoes : LOAFERS
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Encourages : ASSURES
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Goneril's father : LEAR
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Does soldering : TINS
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Against : ANTI
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Goes offstage again : REEXITS
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"Luck be a lady ___" : TONIGHT
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Like the rug bug : SNUG
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Arthritis drug : ACTH
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Depend, with "on" : REST
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Relative of an assn. : ORG
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Business-letter abbr. : ENC
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Wet burn : SCALD
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Place for a grill : PATIO
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" . . . wish upon ___" : ASTAR
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Eyelashes : CILIA
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In a while : ANON
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Come into being : ARISE
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Martini twist : LEMON
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"Not in the ___" : LEAST
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Singer Edith : PIAF
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Conserve, as paper or glass : RECYCLE
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Batting-grip aid : PINETAR
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Item for Gideon : TRUMPET
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Feature of some shoes : OPENTOE
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Family member : MOM
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Rabbit ___ : EARS
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Essay name : ELIA
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Uncomplicated : NEAT
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German article : EINE
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No, in Nuremberg : NEIN
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Word with tide or log : YULE
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Egg part : YOLK
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Produced : MADE
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Poetic works : ODES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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